Visa Launches Small Business Hub to Help Entrepreneurs Put their Best Digital Foot Forward
Visa Small Business Hub Provides Single Destination for Small Businesses Seeking to Bounce Back
Includes Discounts for
“The global economy won’t bounce back until small businesses bounce back,” said
In good times and challenging ones alike, small businesses and micro entrepreneurs power the global economy. Small businesses not only contribute half of all jobs globally1, they are the heart of local communities. Despite their importance, business owners often lack access to training, technology and financial tools that enable growth. The
Starting Your Business. Beyond the initial big idea or plan to offer a new service, starting a business involves figuring out funding, assessing start-up costs, attracting customers, among other steps. The Visa Small Business Hub offers information and tools useful at this stage, and help from
Visapartners including 3dcart, PayPal, Shift4 Payments, Tailor Brand, Wix.com and WordPress.com, as well as Visa’s own small business payments platform Authorize.Net.
Running Your Business. No matter what stage a business is in, Visa Small Business Hub has tools to help manage finances, start selling online or tips on converting more browsers into buyers. Deluxe, FreshBooks,
Lendio, Plastiq, Shopify and Wave provide deals, as well as educational resources, about financing, expenses and more.
- Growing Your Business. Reputation management and marketing are not only critical to driving sales, they can help build lasting customer connections particularly in an increasingly digital world. Learn how to effectively get the word out about your business and source support from Facebook Blueprint, Magnet by Figg, Trustpilot, Womply and Yelp.
“Navigating the waves of recovery brings unique challenges for small business owners. Meeting consumer demands for digital-first experiences can and should be a seamless undertaking, especially when resources can be found in a single place like the Visa Small Business Hub,” said
Earlier this week,
Visacommitted to digitally-enabling 50 million micro and small businesses worldwide in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and economic crisis.
In April, the
Visa Foundationannounced a commitment of two programs totaling $210 millionto support small and micro businesses to address an urgent need from local communities following the spread of COVID-19.
To learn more about resources available to micro and small businesses from
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